Public Holiday 1st May......
International Workers Day, also known as Labour Day is a celebration of labourers and workers and the working class that is promoted by the international labour movement, socialists, communists and anarchists and occurs on the 1st May. Being a traditional European spring celebration, May Day is a national public holiday in several European countries.
In Spain the first 1st May celebration was established after the death of Franco in 1975; before that , it had been celebrated during the Spanish second Republic period (1931-1939) But it was banned afterwards by the Franco regime. The first time it was celebrated was in 1977When the Communist party of Spain was legalised. Since then it has become an official holiday. Commonly peaceful demonstrations and parades occur in some areas.